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Baku School № 160, 1957 г.
Saratov State University, Saratov, 1962 г.
Thesis and academic degrees: 
PhD in Philology , Satirical writer’s creative mind characteristics: Creative process of Saltykov-Shchedrin, 1966 г.
Terminal degree in Philology, Reader’s issue and literary process in XIX-century Russia, 1980 г.
Academic title: 
Профессор по кафедре общего литературоведения и журналистики
Research Interests: 
Communication strategies in literature and journalism
Journalism history and theory
Literary and journalistic criticism
National verbal and theatrical culture
Mass media self-regulation issues
Общий стаж: 
55 лет
Стаж по специальности: 
55 лет
Honored Science Worker of Russian Federation, 1996 г.
Honored Professor of Saratov State University, 2004 г.
Honorary Title of Scientific School Founder, 2013 г.
Other Administrative Positions: 

Professional training:

  • Austrian open innovations model and university’s role in transferring technology (September, 2011, Vienna)

Since 1966 Prof. Prozorov's work has been linked to Saratov State University. He started working at the Department of Russian Literature. In 1984, he founded a new Department of Literary Theory and Criticism, later - Department of Literary Studies and Journalism. He was the Dean of Faculty of Philology, later – Faculty of Philology and Journalism, and the Director of the Institute of Philology and Journalism. In 1983-2003, he was the head of Philological committee of the Russian Federation Ministry for Education that supervised scientific and publishing activity. Since 1994, Prof. Prozorov has been the Chair of dissertation committee D212.243.02. Since 1992, he’s been a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, since 1993 – a member of the International Academy of Science. In 2010 he started working as the Scientific advisor of SSU Institute of Philology and Journalism.

Taught courses:

·         Introduction to Literary Studies

·         Literary Culture Foundations

·         Journalistic Criticism Basics

·         Journalism and Modern Mass Media

·         Journalistic Text Poetics

·         Literary Studies and Modern Humanities 

Honors and Awards: 
Order of Honor, 2001 г.
The Order of Service to the Fatherland, 2010 г.

Scientific advisor of SSU Institute of Philology and Journalism 

Преподаваемые дисциплины: 
Введение в литературоведение
Журналистика в системе современных средств массовой коммуникации
Научно-исследовательская практика
Научно-исследовательская работа
Научный семинар
Основы журналистской критики
Основы литературной культуры
Поэтика журналистского текста
Преддипломная практика
Теория литературы
Филология в системе современного гуманитарного знания
Main Publications: 
  • Creative mind of a satirical writer. Saratov, 1965.
  • Reader and Literary Process/ Ed. by E.I. Pokusaev. Saratov, 1975.
  • Saltykov-Shchedrin: Biography. Study guide. Leningrad, 1969. (with E.I. Pokusaev)
  • Reader and Writer// Brief Literary Encyclopedia. Vol. 9. Moscow, 1978.
  • Fiction and reader’s perception: to the issue// Philological studies. 1978. № 1. P. 11-17.
  • Saltykov-Shchedrin// Russian Literature and Folklore. Leningrad, 1982. P. 76-93.
  • Pisarev. Teacher’s book. Moscow, 1984.
  • Title meaning of Gogol’s “Dead souls”// Philological studies. 1978. № 1. P. 23-28.
  • Saltykov-Shchedrin. Teacher’s book. Moscow, 1988.
  • Object of Literary Criticism History: to the issue// Philological studies. 1992. № 3. P. 22-30.
  • Poetry of history// Motherland. 1994. № 1. P. 80-83.
  • Dramatic conflict in Gogol’s “The Government Inspector” and “Marriage”// Volga. № 2-3. С. 152–163.
  • Gogol’s “The Government Inspector”. Saratov, 1996.
  •  Saltykov-Shchedrin //Saltykov-Shchedrin's the Golovlovs/ A Critical Companion/ Ed. by I. P. Foote. Northwestern University Press, 1997/ S. 71–75.
  • Another reality// Literary Issues. 1998. January-February. P. 31-41.
  • Rumor as a philological issue// Philological Studies. 1998. № 3. P. 73–78.
  • Author// Introduction to Literary Studies. Work of Literature: Definitions. Moscow, 1999. P. 11-21.
  • Literary criticism// Literary Encyclopedia. Moscow, 2001.
  • Power of journalism, or mass media reality. Saratov: SSU Press, 2004.
  • Power and freedom of journalism. Moscow: Flinta, 2005.
  • A.P. Skaftymov. New Materials for the Biography// Izvestia of Saratov University. New Series. 2005. Vol. 5. Series Philology. Journalism. № 1-2. P. 34-36.
  • On corporate culture of journalism // Izvestia of Saratov University. New Series. 2005. Vol. 5. Series Philology. Journalism. № 1-2. P. 84-89.
  • Introduction to literary studies. Saratov: SSU Press, 2006. (with E.G. Elina, I.A. Knigin)
  • Literary genres and modern media// language of mass media. Moscow, 2007. P. 235-242.
  • History of Russian literary criticism .Moscow: Academia, 2009. (with E.G. Elina, E.E. Zakharov, I.A. Knigin, O.O. Milovanova)
  • Gogol’s way// Fathers’ Land. 2009. № 1. P. 92-94.
  • Qu' apporte l'Internet au development de la personne? // La Revolution Internet / Sous la direction de A. Char et R. Cote. Montreal: Presses de Universite du Quebec, 2009. P. 75-88 (Collection Communication).
  • Post Resante… Some articles on literature and journalism. Saratov, 2008.
  • Skaftymov’s school// Skaftymov in Russian literary studies and culture: articles, memories, materials. Saratov, 2010. P. 4-14.
  • Internet Censorship // Internet tn medias tradionnels dans l,espac informatique au Canada et en Russie/ – Actes des journees scientifiques, Universite d’Etat a Saratov, 2-4 fevrier 2010/. P. 11-19.
  • Introduction to Literary Studies: Textbook. Moscow, 2012. (with E.G. Elina)
  • Power and Freedom of Journalism. Moscow: Flinta, 2012.
Post-graduate Students: 
Krivonos V. Sh., Reader’s issue in Gogol’s works, 1975 г.
Auer A.P., On poetics of symbolic images in Saltykov-Shchedrin’s works, 1981 г.
Murenina E.K., G.E. Blagosvetlov’ literary criticism, 1989 г.
Orlenko S.S., “Russian Thought” journal and literary movement of the 1880s, 1991 г.
Voronovich O.F., Reader’s issue in V.G. Korolenko’s works, 1992 г.
Dolinina S.Ya., Tolstoy and Saltykov-Shchedrin in the 1850-60s, 1996 г.
Pluzhnova L.P., Chekhov’s works, 1997 г.
Bubnov S.A., Esenin’s poetry and its critical reception in 1915-1925, 1997 г.
Bolkunova N.S., House and Road motives in Gogol’s fiction, 1999 г.
Korotkova S.L., Zagoskin and Gogol: biographical and artistic parallels, 1999 г.
Muzalevski M.E., Cycle and repetition in Gogol’s works, 2000 г.
Kormilitsin A.A., Gogol's “The Government Inspector” in XX-century Britain: interpretation issues, 2000 г.
Korotkova L.V, Lermontov’s works in the 1890s, 2003 г.
Voronenkov I.I., English translations of Gogol’s “The Nose”: to the question of interpretation, 2004 г.
Grishin G.A., Pushkin and Gogol: dialog of interpretations in XIX-XXI centuries., 2006 г.
Chinenova O.S., History of Russian TV criticism and Russian literary criticism history, 2006 г.
Borovikov D.S., Epistolary motives in Gogol’s works, 2007 г.
Ignatieva E.A., Journalism in Gogol’s works, 2008 г.
Izotova E.V., Image of France in Gogol’s works, 2008 г.
Khusainova O.I., Childhood in Gogol’s works, 2009 г.
Kopienkina U.A., Author’s issue in Gogol’s plays, 2011 г.